MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines’ health ministry on Tuesday reported two more novel coronavirus deaths and 1,951 additional infections.
In a bulletin, the ministry said total deaths had increased to 1,837, while confirmed cases had reached 70,764.
President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened to arrest anyone not wearing a face mask or breaching social distancing guidelines amid a sharp rise in infections and deaths since a lockdown was eased in June. [nL3N2ES0UK]
Reporting by Neil Jerome Morales; Editing by Ed Davies